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Icy Roads: Accidents Caught on Video

Watch actual accidents caught on camera during icy road conditions! As a freelance cameraman and storm chaser, I've experienced a lot of dangerous weather - but it is icy roads that have been the most fearsome of all conditions I've seen. The video of the scenes I've witnessed during my news coverage travels tells the story better than most anything I can show you. -Dan

All of the following videos are hosted on Youtube. The videos shot in high definition can now be viewed in full 1080i HD on Youtube.

This video footage is © Dan Robinson. [ View full footage catalog ]

HD Icy Road Crash Compilation HD Icy Road Crash Compilation
A big compilation of raw clips in full 1080i high definition showing many crashes, accidents, wrecks, spinouts, slides and close calls on icy roads. Shown are road icing caused by freezing rain, sleet, snow and blowing snow.

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Tractor trailer wreck and freezing rain crashes in Texas Tractor trailer wreck & freezing rain crashes in Texas (HD)
This video demonstrates the impacts from freezing rain. Invisible 'black ice' catches drivers off guard in southern Texas on January 24, 2014, including a tractor trailer. Viewable in 1080i High Definition.

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Accidents on freezing rain Black Ice Accidents on freezing rain 'Black Ice' (HD)
Another video showing light freezing rain icing. This 'black ice' caused accidents on Interstate 79 near Big Chimney, West Virginia on November 24, 2008. Viewable in 1080i High Definition.

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Blowing snow accidents and spinouts (HD) Blowing snow accidents and spinouts (HD)
Icing on Interstate 64 created entirely by blowing snow causes multiple accidents and spinouts near Shiloh, Illinois in December of 2010. Included is a distant tractor trailer crash. Viewable in 1080i High Definition.

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Dangerous Curve: I-64 Fort Hill Bridge HD crash compilation Dangerous Curve: I-64 Fort Hill Bridge HD crash compilation
A compilation of raw clips in full 1080i high definition of accidents on Interstate 64's Fort Hill Bridge in Charleston, WV.

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SD icy road crash compilation #2 SD icy road crash compilation #2
This footage compilation shows a variety of icy road accidents captured in standard definition.

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SUV crash into light pole SUV crash into light pole (HD)
A clip demonstrating the no vehicle is immune to icy roads, particularly the very slick glaze created by freezing rain. A SUV loses control on icy Lindbergh Boulevard in St. Louis, striking a light pole which then falls into the road.

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Slickness of freezing rain icing (HD) Slickness of freezing rain icing (HD)
This is some close-up demonstration footage showing how slick the icing from just a light glazing of freezing rain is.

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Accidents on icy bridge Accidents on icy bridge: March 17, 2007
Bridge icing from light snow causes numerous accidents on Interstate 64's Fort Hill Bridge in Charleston, WV on March 17, 2007.

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Spinouts from light snow Spinouts from light snow (HD)
A video showing the very dangerous conditions created by a dusting of light snow. Vehicles spin out on I-255 in Collinsville, Illinois (St. Louis metro area).

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Midwest icy roads, 2012-2013 winter season Midwest icy roads, 2012-2013 winter season (HD)
A compilation of incidents in Missouri and Illinois during the 2012-2013 winter season. Included are interstate spinouts in St. Louis, freezing rain slides in Springfield, IL and a crash into a traffic light in Alton, IL.

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Close call on dashcam (HD) Close call on dashcam (HD)
HD (720p) dashcam clip captures a minivan sliding out of control and nearly hitting the camera car.

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Cars slide down icy hill (HD) Cars slide down icy hill (HD)
Vehicles struggle on a snow-covered hill in Charleston, West Virginia. Viewable in 1080i High Definition.

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High speed wet road rollover High speed wet road rollover
While not caused by icy roads, this accident shows the phenomenon of high-speed oversteer causing a loss of control. The vehicle entered a sharp curve on wet roads at very high speed.

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Copyright: All video footage is copyrighted by Dan Robinson, registered with the US Copyright Office, and may not be used without a paid license. Please call 618-920-0811 or visit stormhighway.com for rates and licensing information.

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